Miami Hurricanes vs Boston College Eagles Prediction, 11/24/2023 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Miami Hurricanes vs Boston College Eagles
Date: Friday, November 24, 2023
Location: Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill, MA
Odds/Point Spread: Eagles (+8)
The Miami Hurricanes (6-5) are headed to Alumni Stadium on Friday, November 24, 2023 where they will take on the Boston College Eagles (6-5). Boston College is 8-point underdogs. The betting total comes in at 48.5.
The Miami Hurricanes head into this game 6-5 for this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Hurricanes took on the Louisville Cardinals and ended up losing by a score of 38-31. Tyler Van Dyke connected on 24/39 with 327 yards passing and 1 TD. He had a quarterback rating of 140.4 and ended the game without throwing a pick. Mark Fletcher Jr. led the offense in rushing for the Hurricanes with 17 carries for 126 yds (7.4 yards per attempt). When the final whistle blew, they tallied 65 plays which converted into 486 yds. The Miami Hurricanes ran the ball a total of 26 different times and accounted for 159 yards, which is an average of 6.1 yards per tote. When it came to the battle of the line of scrimmage, the Hurricanes conceded 162 yards on 34 attempts, which averages out to 4.8 yards per run allowed. Miami gave up 24 completions on 37 tries for 308 yds, and a completion rate of 64.9%.
Concerning scoring points, the Miami Hurricanes are sitting at 30.9 points per contest. Offensively they average 170.8 yards in the run game which is 52nd in Division 1. The Hurricanes have racked up 4,762 total yards for the year. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Miami has earned 20 touchdowns via the pass and 18 rushing touchdowns. Miami has accrued 237 first downs, and they have committed 72 penalties for 678 yds. They have surrendered the football 20 different times.
The Hurricanes rank 46th in the nation when it comes to the opposition scoring, giving up 22.3 PPG. The opposition is running for 3.0 yards per tote and 92.9 rushing yards per contest for the campaign. In total, they have allowed 1,022 running yards through 11 games. When it comes to passing yardage, the Hurricanes have given up 2,573 yds which has them sitting in 81st in the country. They have given up 233.9 yards per contest through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 57.1%. Overall, they have surrendered 326.8 yards/outing which puts them 28th in college football. They have conceded 15 touchdowns via the pass as well as 13 touchdowns running the ball.
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The Eagles head into this matchup 6-5 this season. The last time they took the field, the Eagles took a loss by a final score of 24-16 against the Pittsburgh Panthers. Thomas Castellanos (1 touchdown) ended the contest with 171 yards on 13/25 passing while his QB rating was 106.7. He had 2 interceptions and his Y/A was 6.8. Kye Robichaux carried the ball 24 times for 118 yards, finishing the contest with 4.9 yards per attempt for Boston College. Boston College rushed for 3.5 yds per carry, finishing the game with 154 yards on 44 carries. The Eagles finished the game with 325 yds and they ran 69 plays (4.7 yards per play). The Eagles secondary conceded a completion percentage of 57.9%, relinquishing 207 yds on 11 out of 19 passing. Boston College allowed 33 rushing attempts for 197 yds (6.0 yds per rush).
When looking at their ability to score points, the Eagles are ranking 79th in college football with 25.5 points per contest. The Boston College Eagles average 390.7 yards/game, which ranks them 63rd in Division 1. The Boston College offense has compiled 647 penalty yds on 76 infractions, which is 26th in the country in terms of giving up free yards. They have given away 11 picks while allowing opponents to recover 6 fumbles and they have recorded 245 first downs. For the year to this point, the Eagles currently sit at 2,119 yards via the pass not to mention holding an average of 192.6 throwing yards per contest, which is ranked 103rd in the country. They hold an average of 198.1 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 2,179 yards for this year.
Boston College has surrendered a total of 2,085 rushing yards (189.5 yards/game) as well as 25 touchdowns rushing for the season. They have surrendered 17 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 189.1 yards per outing, which has them ranked 21st in the nation. They have earned 7 fumbles and 8 picks so far this season. The Eagles defense has been on the field for 641 plays, which ranks them 5th in the nation. The Eagles are relinquishing 28.1 PPG, which has them 90th in Division 1. Over the course of the season, they have surrendered 309 pts.
Who will win tonight's Hurricanes/Eagles college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Eagles +8
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